Associate Director

Ben Dalton

Ben is an industry leader with extensive experience in providing strategic advice and leadership of medium-to-large scale projects, gained over a 25-year career of delivering a diverse range of projects for private developers, corporate organisations, and local/central government.


Ben is a well-rounded property professional, with experience including leading a development team in the delivery of a $900m development portfolio; acting as Project/Development Director for hotel, residential, commercial, and retail projects; and acting as Engineer to the Contract for clients across the public and private sectors.

His expertise encompasses the full lifecycle of development and construction project delivery, including technical due diligence, feasibility studies, contracting strategies and procurement, cost management, programme strategy/management, design management and consenting, construction management, and contract administration.

Ben’s projects and team management skills have been credited with multiple awards and award nominations with RICS and the NZ Property Council.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Master of Construction Management (Distinction) – AUT University
  • National Diploma in Architectural Technology – Unitec
  • Engineer to the Contract – IPWEA
  • Health & Safety – Site Safe

Project Experience

  • Abstract Hotel and Residences – 270-key hotel
  • Grecotel Amirandes – 240-key hotel
  • Laucala Island Resort – 7-star luxury resort
  • College & Mason – 91 townhouses
  • Elementum – 115 apartments and 15 townhouses
  • Kahu – 42 apartments and townhouses
  • Long Shore – 14 townhouses
  • St Pauls Square – commercial building redevelopment
  • 22 Fanshawe – commercial building upgrade
  • Corporate office fit outs – Microsoft, IBM, Amazon, Adidas, Philips, Exxon Mobil
  • DFS Customhouse – heritage building restoration and retail fit out
  • Willis Street – mixed-use retail and commercial development
  • Enfield Town Centre – retail development
  • Moore Park Supa Centre – retail centre expansion and refurbishment
  • Manukau Institute of Technology – tertiary campus fit outs
  • Bairds Mainfreight Primary – new-build
  • Edmund Hillary School – new-build